Microsoft reportedly seeks to buy Warner Bros. Interactive
EA, Take-Two, Activision Blizzard and Microsoft are interested in Warner
Last month a report appeared that the Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment may be at the auction. At the time, Electronic Arts, Take-Two Interactive and Activision Blizzard were listed as possible buyers, but apparently a new player joined the fray, Microsoft.
This report comes from The Information, which does not provide much detail, in addition to Microsoft joining the stakeholder line. That said, Microsoft buy Warner Bros. Interactive would certainly make sense, Sony invested heavily in Spider-Man, so Microsoft bringing Batman and other DC characters would be a smart move.
For the past ten years, Warner Bros. Interactive has built its position in the industry, publishing major titles such as the Batman Arkham trilogy, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, recent releases from the Mortal Kombat series, and licensed Lego games win. They also have several studios, including Avalanche Software, Monolith Studios, Rocksteady Studios, NetherRealm Studios, TT Games and WB Games Montreal.
Regarding games, there are rumors that some great games are in progress, including a new Batman game from WB Games Montreal, a DC Comics game from Rocksteady and a Harry Potter RPG from Avalanche Software.